Now a Publishers Weekly best seller!
On The Real Housewives of New Jersey, Kathy Wakile is the one-and-only dessert expert. Ever since Kathy wowed everyone with a Thanksgiving dessert extravaganza, viewers can't stop talking about her luscious, inventive, bite-size desserts. Now, Kathy's Indulge, a treasure trove of some of her greatest recipes is here and she's serving up over 75 treats from the sweet life including:
- Almond Joyous Cheesecake Cuties
- Caramel Walnut Chocolate Tartlettini
- White Chocolate Blondie Bites
- Fabulous Gelati in mouthwatering flavors: Tanned & Salty, Chocolate-Covered Cherry, Orange Dreamsicle and more
- PB&J Baby Bundts
- Apple Ricotta Zeppoli
- Pumpkin Ginger Sticky Buns
- Chocolate Hazelnut Kisses
All the treats are small so you can indulge without over-indulging. As Kathy says "Indulge, it's not going to kill you.'" With family stories, backstage glimpses into The Real Housewives of New Jersey and beautiful color photography throughout, Indulge is the cookbook Kathy's legion of fans will be clamoring for next fall.
About the Author
Kathy Wakile is the one-and-only dessert expert on Bravo TV's "The Real Housewives of New Jersey" and has used her reality TV platform to help raise awareness for both The National Brain Tumor Society and The Children's Brain Tumor Foundation.. Her dessert line called "Dolci della Dea" is soon to be in retail venues nationwide. Kathy regularly serves as an Honorary Professor at the L'Ecole Culinaire, an ACCSC-accredited culinary school that offers degree and diploma programs, sharing her passion and knowledge of culinary trends, and her unique experience bringing personally-developed food products to market. She lives in Wayne, NJ with her husband, Rich, and their children, Victoria and Joseph.
Miriam Harris is a co-author of Indulge: Delicious Little Desserts That Keep Life Real Sweet.
“So many of Kathy's loving recipes take me back to my youth and the big Italian meals we shared. Indulge has revived those classic recipes with a dash of creativity and heaps fun which will surely make your family smile.” —Johnny Iuzzini, James Beard Award-winning author of Sugar Rush
“Bellissima! Kathy Wakile's Indulge is a great find for home cooks that want to know how to make Italian and Mediterranean treats. Reading the book, I felt like Kathy was speaking directly to me, giving me the keys to great baking. I could feel the love transcending every recipe from classic treats, like pastiera, to more exotic desserts, like apple ricotta zeppoli and hazelnut chocolate cream kisses.” —Ernest Lepore, Executive Chef/President Ferrara's Pasticceria Bakery and Café
“My mouth watered as I flipped through this book, so Kathy already passed my second test. The first? She's from a large family and continues to cook for them. No chef certificate is needed when an opinionated family indulges in every sweet bite she makes.” —Sunny Anderson, Food Network host and New York Times bestselling author of Sunny's Kitchen: Easy Food for Real Life
“I know my way around a dessert and Kathy's are the best!! (Start with her can't-miss cannolis...)” —Andy Cohen, author of Most Talkative
“I absolutely love desserts but I don’t bake much because I have always found it be very hard. After reading Kathy’s wonderful recipes, though, I might have to start baking because she makes it so easy and the desserts sound delicious.” —Fabio Viviani, author of Fabio’s Italian Kitchen, Try This At Home and The Café Firenze Cookbook